Meridian Star


February 28, 2014

Meridian CC women’s tennis top Northeast CC

MERIDIAN — The Meridian Community College women improved their record to 5-1 on Thursday by taking a win at home against Northeast Community College.

Molly Davis/Jennifer Smith breezed to an 8-0 win, while the No. 2 duo, Madison Gillette/Molly Davis, won 8-3. At three doubles, Caroline Terry/Taylor White won, 8-2.

In singles, Meridian took all six courts. The one, Mallory Davis, and the two, Jennifer Smith, picked up 0, 0 victories.  Madison Gillette took a 6-2, 6-0 victory at three, while the four player, Caroline Terry, picked up a 6-2, 6-1 win. The five singles player, Molly Davis, won 6-2, 6-4. Taylor White finished the match with a 6-4, 6-1 decision against Emily Wiltshire.

In men’s action, the matches were tighter for the Eagles. At one doubles, Kevin Millet/Chris Mallette were up 6-1 but had to fight off a great effort by Northeast to take the set 8-6.

At two doubles, Cody Gallenbeck/Will Rogers were lucky to pull off an 8-6 victory, while the three doubles, Reed Wade and TJ Carter, won easily, 8-1.

In singles, Meridian’s No.1 , Kevin Millet, won 6-4, 6-0. The two singles player, Chris Mallette, took a 7-5, 6-1 win against sophomore Wesley Brandon.  

The three player won against Ande Mills 0, 0.  Judson Watson won 7-6 (5), 6-2. At five, Reed Wade cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 win, while at No. 6 singles, Christian Jackson did not allow his opponent to win a game as he defeated Noah Wright 6-0, 6-0. The men are now 2-3 on the season.

Both teams are in action again Friday as they travel to play Marion Military Institute. The women will be back home at 1 p.m. on Monday to play Snead State Community College at the Northeast Tennis Center.

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